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GOVERNMENT

THE MAYOR’S message

FRANCIS H. WILLIAMS PARK

I want to introduce you to another of the Village’s

wonderful parks. The Francis H. Williams Park is a

neighborhood park located at 5730 S.

Florence Court. This 3.5-acre park

provides both active and passive

recreational opportunities, including a

playground, large open area for free play,

small pond, and a hike and bike trail. It’s

a great place to enjoy a family picnic

amongst the backdrop of large shade of

trees. Parking is limited to only on-street

parking.

The Park was named after one of the

George Lantz Village’s first residents, Francis H. Williams.

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Francis Williams began coming to what is now

greenwoodvillage.com

Greenwood Village in the late 1940s, to help his

303-486-5741

friend and mentor, Shelby Adams, ranch on

land southeast of Belleview Avenue. Williams came to

Denver with the military and initially looked at buying land

east of Fitzsimmons. Williams leased some land from Adams

for two years until he purchased 20 acres in 1955. At the

time, Williams didn’t particularly like the area. He

characterized the land as “swamp and mosquito-infested.”

Williams built two ranch-style homes on South Dayton

Street and moved from Denver to the Greenwood Village

area in 1959.

When a neighbor across the street moved, he purchased an

existing shack and converted it to a tack house where Francis

and his brother, Robert, boarded horses. Williams later

developed his land into the Dayton Farms subdivision and

donated the remaining parcel to Greenwood Village. This

land became the Francis Williams Park. Williams also helped

form the Castlewood Water District. As part of his interest in

conservation, he planted 800 trees on his land to help deal

with the area’s water issues.

You may learn more about Francis Williams and his story on

the Village’s YouTube channel.

GREENWOOD VILLAGE

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAXES

Several Village residents have asked me how their residential

property taxes impact the Village’s finances. The Village’s

2022 budget anticipates $4.2m or 7.5% of our revenue

coming from both business and residential property taxes.

The Village property tax rate is 2.932 mills. (One mill is one

dollar per $1,000 dollars of assessed value.) The Village only

takes a small percentage of your individual property taxes. A

breakdown for a $500,000 home, would be:

Taxing Entity Tax Levy Amount

Cherry Creek School District 5 49.724 $1,777.63

Arapahoe County 12.013 $429.46

South Metro Fire Rescue District 9.250 $330.69

Arapahoe Library District 5.810 $207.71

City of Greenwood Village 2.932 $104.82

Developmental Disability 1.000 $35.75

Urban Drainage and Flood

Control District 0.900 $32.18

Castlewood Water & Sanitation District 0.867 $31.00

Urban Drainage and Flood

Control (S. Platte) 0.100 $3.58

Total 82.596 $2,952.81

PG. 2 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


GOVERNMENT

CITY council

NOT SURE WHO YOUR

ELECTED OFFICIALS ARE?

Obtain a list of your state and national government

representatives at arapahoevotes.com

DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 2 DISTRICT 3 DISTRICT 4

Dave Bullock

dbullock@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4137

Anne Ingebretsen

aingebretsen@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4135

Libby Barnacle

ebarnacle@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4129

Tom Dougherty

tdougherty@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4132

Jerry Presley

jpresley@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4138

Dave Kerber

dkerber@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4136

Donna Johnston

djohnston@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4128

Judith Hilton

jhilton@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4131

COUNTDOWN TO

CHANGE IN YOUR

TRASH PROVIDER

After requesting, receiving and

analyzing bids from a number of

companies, the Village has contracted

with a new trash provider, Waste

Connections. This means that effective

January 1, 2022 residences receiving

Village trash and recycling services from

Republic Services will now receive those

services from Waste Connections. In

December our Public Works

Department will send the effected

residents transition information. I

encourage you to refer to page 7 of this

Newsletter where we have included

preliminary information.

RECOGNIZING

RESIDENT

BRIAN O’NEAL

In October, the City Council

recognized resident Brian O’Neal for

his seven years of service on the Parks,

Trails and Recreation (PTR)

Commission. From October 2014 to

October 2021, Brian volunteered his

time to attend the twice monthly PTR

commission meetings; to preserve and

improve the Village’s parks, trails and

open spaces. On behalf of the City

Council, we thank Brian for your

commitment, hard work and devotion

to the citizens of Greenwood Village.

continued on page 4

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 3


GOVERNMENT

THE MAYOR’S

message

continued from page 3

PUBLIC WORKS WINS FIRST

PLACE IN SNOW ROADEO

As you know, we

have the best snow

removal operations

in the State. I am

very proud of how

efficient our staff is

at getting our

roadways cleared

after every snowstorm.

As a test of

that expertise, Bob

Christensen and

Greg Phillips, once

again, defeated 41

teams to win the

tandem axle dump

truck competition at

the National Snow

Roadeo. The

National Snow

Roadeo is a one-day event that tests the skills and knowledge

of equipment operators from around the country. This is

back-to-back wins for Greenwood Village. Winter is getting

closer so bring on the snow, we are ready!

If you are interested in learning more about our snow

removal operations, check out Councilmember Jerry Presley’s

video during which he shares his snowplow ride-along.

bit.ly/3kepxVZ

IN MEMORIAM

The Greenwood Village community extends our heartfelt

condolences to the families of former District 2 City

Councilmembers Jim Underhill and Mike de Chadenedes.

Both Jim and Mike were highly respected community

members and they will be missed.

JIM UNDERHILL

July 29, 1954 – September 25, 2021

Jim was elected to City Council in

November 1991 and served eight years

until November 1999. During his

tenure on the City Council, Jim was

involved in the construction of

Westlands and Silo Parks, the

construction of a new City Hall, and

implementing the Village’s residential

trash and recycling program. Jim

dedicated his life to the service of

others whether it be as a Boy Scout doing a good turn daily,

as a State Trooper protecting the public, or in the Army as a

JAG Officer. Jim was an Eagle Scout and received the Boy

Scout Silver Beaver award for exceptional character and

distinguished service to the Denver Area Council. Jim and

his wife Joanne have lived in the Greenwood Hills

neighborhood since 1986, where they raised their two

children. In 1993 they opened their law firm, Underhill &

Underhill, P.C. in Greenwood Village.

MIKE de CHADENEDES

January 6, 1952 – October 27, 2021

Mike served as a City Councilmember

from November 1995 to November

2003, and a representative on the Park

Trails and Recreation Commission

from November 2003 to July 2012.

Mike embraced civic responsibility to

his community by serving as President

of the Greenwood Hills Homeowners

Association, and represented the

Village on the Board of the

Greenwood Athletic Club Metropolitan District. Mike also

served as President of the Greenwood Village Open Space

Foundation and was a gubernatorial appointee on the Cherry

Creek Basin Water Quality Board. During his four terms on

the City Council, Mike was instrumental in getting the

power lines buried through Greenwood Hills and worked on

the development of Westlands Park.

Mike and his wife, Patti have lived in Greenwood Village for

31 years, and have three children, and three grandchildren.

Mike was a certified financial planner at Madison Financial,

LLC.

— George

PG. 4 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


VILLAGE CALENDAR

Visit GREENWOODVILLAGE.COM

for information on all public meetings

being conducted in person and

remotely due to COVID-19.

december 2021

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

28 29

30 1 2

3 4

5 6

7

8 9

City Council

Study Session

6 p.m.

Meeting

7 p.m.

City Hall

★ SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING ★

Planning &

Zoning

Commission

6 p.m.

City Hall

Board of

Adjustments

and Appeals

Meeting

6 p.m.

City Hall

10 11

12 13 14

15

16

17 18

Parks, Trails

and Recreation

Commission

6 p.m.

Maintenance

Facility

Arts and

Humanities

Council

Meeting

6 p.m.

Curtis Center

19 20

21 22 23

24

City Council

Study Session

6 p.m.

City Hall

★ SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING ★

Christmas

Holiday

Village Facilities

Closed

Christmas

Holiday

Village Facilities

Closed

25

26

27 28

Parks, Trails

and Recreation

Commission

6 p.m.

Maintenance

Facility

29

30

31

New Year’s

Eve

1

★ SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING ★

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 5


GOVERNMENT

MUNICIPAL

ELECTION

results

NEW CITY COUNCILMEMBERS ELECTED

The following are the preliminary unofficial results for the 2021

Greenwood Village Election for candidates. There are still a few ballots that

need attention after the election. The County has until November 10,

2021, to finish counting all ballots. The types of ballots that may be

delayed in counting are those which may have discrepancies, missing

signatures, and those ballots cast from an Oversea Voter. The official and

final results will not be completed until the County canvasses the election.

Villagers elected eight City Council members. Elected Councilmembers

will each serve a two-year term. Your new City Councilmembers are:

District 1

Paul Wiesner

Dave Bullock

District 2

Anne Ingebretsen

Dave Kerber

District 3

Libby Barnacle

Donna Johnston

District 4

Judith M. Hilton

Tom Stahl

As of the publication of this article, the close race in District 4, does not

meet the threshold of a mandatory recount. The Councilmembers will take

office on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. in the Council

Chambers at City Hall. Look for more information about the new City

Council on the Village Website at www.greenwoodvillage.com.

The Village also had a referred ballot question 2B which asked the voters to

consider a change to the City of Greenwood Village Home Rule Charter.

The proposed change asked voters if the requirement to publish ordinances

in a newspaper be deleted and allow the City Council to establish the

publication requirements for ordinances, by ordinance, which may include

electronic publication. This question passed.

For complete election results, please visit www.greenwoodvillage.com or

please call or email the City Clerk’s office at 303-804-4113,

cityclerk@greenwoodvillage.com. GV

DISTRICT 1

Paul Wiesner

DISTRICT 2

Anne Ingebretsen

DISTRICT 3

Libby Barnacle

DISTRICT 4

Dave Bullock

Dave Kerber

Donna Johnston

Judith M. Hilton

Tom Stahl

PG. 6 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


GOVERNMENT

ENHANCING OUR

community

TRASH PROVIDER

TRANSITION UPDATE

ELIGIBLE HOUSEHOLDS

IN GREENWOOD VILLAGE

If you currently receive trash and recycling services provided

by Greenwood Village through Republic Services, here is

what you need to know for the transition to the Village’s new

trash provider, Waste Connections. Waste Connections will

begin providing trash and recycling services to eligible

residences of the Village, effective January 1, 2022.

END OF SERVICE DATE WITH REPUBLIC

SERVICES — DECEMBER 27-30, 2021

Your trash and recycling service with Republic Services will

end the week of December 27-30. Republic Services branded

containers will be removed on your last service day beginning

Monday, December 27 and completing on Thursday,

December 30. This will also be a trash and recycle week.

Republic Services will have crews coming by and removing

the containers after your trash and recycling service. It is

important that residents place your trash and recycle out

as normal during your route day and leave the Republic

Services branded containers at the curb after your final

service by Republic.

RESIDENT-OWNED CONTAINERS

Once your trash and recycle has been picked up by Republic

Services the final week of December 27-30, you may place

them back in their secure area.

NEW START DATE WITH WASTE

CONNECTIONS — JANUARY 3-6, 2022

YOUR COLLECTION DAY

All current collection days with Waste Connections for trash

and recycling will remain the same. Waste Connections will

be mailing out 2022 calendars with holidays and recycling

weeks listed.

NEW CONTAINERS

Every eligible household will receive one 96-gallon trash

container and one 96-gallon recycling container, from Waste

Connections. These new containers will be delivered to your

residence during the latter part of December. There may be

overlap between the new Waste Connections containers being

delivered and the old Republic containers being removed as

you may have both sets of containers at one time. The Village

will relax its enforcement of the trash ordinance during this

transition period to account for this. Please continue using

Republic Services containers through the final week in

December.

RESIDENT-OWNED CONTAINERS

If you own trash containers, you can continue to use them

with Waste Connections. The Village and Waste Connections

strongly encourage residents to use the new Waste

Connections containers as it will minimize the risk of lost or

damage to personally owned containers. Residents may also

continue to place an unlimited number of extra containers

and/or bags out for collection in addition to the Waste

Connections containers.

WEBSITE

Visit Waste Connections’ Greenwood Village website to view

the weekly pick-up and recycling schedule, holiday schedules,

request additional or replacement containers, and more.

Residents do not need to use this Website to request new

containers to begin service. Visit

wasteconnections.com/denver/greenwood-village/ Residents

may also visit this website via greenwoodvillage.com, trash

and recycling page.

MORE INFORMATION COMING YOUR WAY

Residents will receive a mailer in December from the Village

providing information and reminders on important dates to

assure a smooth transition to the new trash provider. In

addition, Waste Connections will mail a calendar with service

days, recycling weeks, and holidays to residents by the end of

the year.

QUESTIONS

For information or questions, please call Public Works

Department at 303-708-6100 or email

webpublicworks@greenwoodvillage.com. GV

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 7


GOVERNMENT

ENHANCING OUR

community

DENVER WATER

LEAD REDUCTION

PROGRAM MOVING

INTO THIRD YEAR

Denver Water is preparing for the

third year of its Lead Reduction

Program, a multifaceted effort to

protect customers from the risk of lead

in drinking water.

The 15-year program, approved by

state and federal health officials,

launched in 2020. Since then, Denver

Water has replaced over 9,200

customer-owned water service lines

that contain lead, distributed over

100,000 water pitcher filters to

customers enrolled in the program and

adjusted the pH of the water it

delivers to minimize the risk of lead

from customer-owned lead pipes and

plumbing getting into the water.

As part of the program, Denver Water

created an interactive map, at

denverwater.org/Lead, where

customers can type in their address to

learn if their home has or may have a

lead service line. Customers enrolled

in the program receive a water pitcher

filter, replacement filters and

reminders to use filtered water for

drinking, cooking and preparing

infant formula.

Line replacements and filter

distribution will continue in 2022,

along with partnering with customers

to conduct water quality tests of their

drinking water. Results from free water

test kits sent to customers help Denver

Water refine its inventory of suspected

lead service lines and plan for future

replacement work.

Denver Water plans the program’s

replacement work using a model that

takes into account those who are most

WHAT IS A SERVICE LINE?

vulnerable and at-risk from lead

exposure, undeserved areas and

planned construction activities to

identify where service lines will be

replaced the following year. Lead

service lines are also replaced when

they are located along water mains

that are scheduled for replacement.

A partial reimbursement program is

available for those who want to replace

their service line on their own. You

can find more information at

denverwater.org/Lead. GV

PG. 8 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


GOVERNMENT

We had a great turnout for our Walk to

School event with Greenwood Elementary.

Kids decorated flags for their respective

grades and then we walked from Koelbel

Library to the school.

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 9


GOVERNMENT

OUR NATURAL

environment

OPEN SPACE, PARKS,

AND TRAILS…

ARAPAHOE COUNTY GRANT AND

SHAREBACK FUNDING HELPS VILLAGE

Greenwood Village open spaces, parks, and the trail system

are reasons why people want to live, work and visit

Greenwood Village.

Because these amenities are an invaluable part of the Village’s

quality of life, the Greenwood Village City Council (and

previous Councils) is committed to conserving, improving

and restoring these recreational assets. The Village has 184

acres of urban open space and undeveloped parks (passive);

279 developed parks (active); and 47 miles of trails.

Since 2004, funding for the Village to preserve open space,

enhance parks, build trail connections, and complete land

acquisitions has been provided through the Village’s annual

Capital Improvement Program and the Land Acquisition

PG. 10 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


GOVERNMENT

Budget and Capital Improvement Program. Currently, $1.7

million is in the Village’s Land Acquisition fund for future

park, trail and open space acquisitions, as approved by City

Council.

To learn more about the parks, trails and open space in

Greenwood Village, please visit www.greenwoodvillage.com. GV

ARAPAHOE SHAREBACK, GRANT

AND JOINT PROJECT PROGRAM

HISTORY OF GRANTS RECEIVED

fund as well as the Arapahoe County Open Space sales and

use tax. The Arapahoe County Open Spaces tax provides

Shareback, joint project, and competitive grant funding.

Greenwood Village participates in the voter-approved

Arapahoe County Open Space Tax Program. One component

of this program is payment of Shareback Funds by the

County to the various municipalities. Fifty-percent of the

annual revenues generated from the open space sales and use

tax are paid back to municipalities based on population.

Since the program’s inception, the Village has received $5.62

million in Shareback Funds which has been used to leverage

Village general funds to improve existing parks as well as

purchase new park and open space properties throughout the

Village.

In addition to Shareback Funds, 12 percent of the annual tax

revenue is set aside for competitive grants. These grants are

awarded to municipalities and special districts through a

vigorous grant review process for park, trail or open space

related projects or acquisitions. Recipients are required to

provide matching funds which may consist of general funds,

partnering funds, or shareback funds. $7.25 million in grant

and joint project funding has been provided to the Village

toward the projects and land acquisitions listed in this article.

Lastly, the Village plans and provides funding for parks, trails

and open space improvements through its annual Operating

Year Project Funds

2005 Village Greens North Phase I $150,000

2006 Alexander Lane Equestrian Park $92,000

2006 MPNP Inholdings Acquisition $250,000

2007 Tommy Davis Pond Expansion $250,000

2007 MPNP Master Plan $152,000

2008 MPNP Equestrian Crossing $110,000

2008 MPNP Inholdings Acquisition $375,000

2008 High Line Farm Conservation Easement $250,000

2008 High Line Farm Conservation Easement $700,000

2009 Orchard Road Undercrossing $250,000

at Tommy Davis Park

2012 Village Greens Mountain Bike Course $230,000

2012 Huntington Caley Master Plan $50,000

2013 Tommy Davis Exercise Equipment $12,336

2013 Orchard Station Park Land Acquisition $600,000

2014 Goldsmith Gulch Trail & $130,000

& 2015 Channel Design

2014 Brody Property Acquisition $250,000

2015 Fey Property Acquisition $300,000

2015 Village Greens North Phase IV Design $72,800

2015 Goldsmith Gulch Trail Extension $685,000

& 2016 & Caley Avenue Undercrossing

2015 High Line Canal Crossing Improvement $10,000

& 2016 West of University Design

2016 Greenwood Gulch Pedestrian Crossing $187,500

2016 Senior Outdoor Exercise Equipment $34,314

2017 Carson Skatepark Expansion $97,500

2017 Greenwood Gulch Trail Undercrossing $32,103

Feasibility Study

2017 Village Greens North Phase IV Construction $773,116

2018 Castlewood Park Restroom $157,500

2018 High Line Canal Trailhead Restroom $105,000

2019 Greenwood Gulch Trail Undercrossing $337,500

Final Design and Construction

2020 Westlands Pickleball Courts $90,000

2020 High Line Canal Trail Signage $60,000

2020 High Line Canal Crossing Improvements –

Orchard Road West of University Blvd $37,500

2021 Chenango Park Trail Improvements $220,000

2021 Greenwood Gulch Trail Renovation

Along Orchard Drive $200,000

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 11


GOVERNMENT

FALL FEST

RELEASE YOUR

INNER VIKING

The annual fall festival

returned after a two year

hiatus for the residents of

Greenwood Village on

Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Over 600 people walked

through the gates of the

Viking Village and were

greeted by Odin the Viking

storyteller. There were

carnival games, tattoos, a

Viking training obstacle

course, art projects and

many other fun activities

that matched the Viking

theme. Everyone enjoyed

music from the DJ and kids

competed in a costume

contest and treasure hunt to

some of their favorite songs.

Families defended the

Village by launching balls at

the invading ships on the

pond. The day ended with

families enjoying dessert

together.

PG. 12 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


GOVERNMENT

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 13


GOVERNMENT

COVID-19 UPDATE

we’re all in this together!

BOOSTER SHOTS AND

THIRD DOSES FOR

COVID-19 VACCINES

There are now booster recommendations for all three

available COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. Booster doses are

common for many vaccines. As we have learned more, data

has indicated many people should receive boosters and third

doses of the vaccine depending on their individual risks.

Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as

a booster dose. See below if you need to receive any

additional vaccine doses.

THIRD DOSE:

People with compromised immune systems may have a

reduced ability to respond to vaccines, and having a

weakened immune system can increase the risk of becoming

severely ill from COVID-19. The CDC recommends that

immunocompromised people who received the Pfizer or

Moderna vaccine get an additional dose at least 28 days after

their second shot. All Johnson & Johnson recipients,

including immunocompromised people, should get a booster

shot at least two months after their initial shot.

BOOSTER:

You should get a booster if you:

• Received 2 Pfizer or Moderna doses at least 6 months ago

and are also

• 65 years and older.

• age 50-65 and have underlying medical conditions.

• age 18+ and living in a long-term care facility.

• Received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least 2

months ago and are 18 years or older.

You may get a booster based on individual risks and benefits

if you:

• Received 2 Pfizer or Moderna doses at least 6 months ago

and are also

• age 18+ and work or live in a high-risk setting.

• age 18+ and have underlying medical conditions.

The evidence shows that all three COVID-19 vaccines

authorized in the U.S. are safe. Getting vaccinated has been

proven to be highly effective in reducing the risk of severe

disease, hospitalization, and death, even in the midst of the

widely circulating Delta variant.

Get the most up to date COVID-19 vaccine information

and find a provider near you at www.tchd.org/

AboutVaccines. GV

PG. 14 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


GOVERNMENT

MAKING A difference

PRESCRIPTION DRUG

TAKE BACK DAY

Thanks to everyone that participated in the Prescription

Drug Take Back Day in October. As a result of the

community effort, the Greenwood Village Police Department

collected 433 pounds of prescription and off -the-counter

drugs. We also collected four boxes of used syringes/injection

medication.

If you missed the event, you could drop off your unused

medications in the lobby of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s

Office Headquarters Building, 13101 East Broncos Parkway,

Centennial, CO. It is available to the public year-round

during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, from

7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.), excluding holidays.

All medications must be placed into a

clear, plastic, zip-lock bag, 8” by 10” or

smaller. You can bring more than one

bag. Bags are available from the security

guard at the front desk if you do not

have one. The bags will be screened at

the lobby entrance for compliance.

Once screened, the bags may be placed

into the Drug Drop Box located inside

the lobby.

The Greenwood Village Police

Department will host another

Prescription Drug Take Back Day in

April 2022. GV NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 15


GOVERNMENT

OUR NATURAL environment

CHENANGO PARK TRAIL

RIBBON CUTTING

On October 6, Mayor Lantz and District 4 City Council

Members Tom Dougherty and Judith Hilton, Parks, Trails

and Recreation Commissioners Brian O’Neal, Lisa

Piantanida, Jim Sidinger, Tom Michaels, Jean Greos, Andrea

Howland, and Kevin Kopp, Cherry Creek Principal Ryan

Silva and Assistant Principal Kevin Uhlig,

Arapahoe County Open Space Director

Shannon Carter, as well as project staff

and adjacent residents celebrated the

official ribbon cutting of the greatly

improved Chenango Park trail.

Chenango Park is located between

Chenango Avenue and Campus Drive

and provides an important connection

between the Cherry Creek High School

and the neighborhoods and commercial

area to the south. The project

significantly improved trail accessibility

and user functionality as well as the

overall aesthetics of the park. The

landscaping was intentionally designed

by in-house staff to facilitate usage of the

trail and features a unique rock garden.

The project was financially supported in

part by the Arapahoe County Open

Space Sales and Use Tax. GV

ORDINANCE UPDATE

SPEED LIMIT ON TRAILS,

PATHS OR SIDEWALKS

The City Council amended Village

Code at the October 4, 2021, City

Council meeting regarding speed limit

on trails, paths, and sidewalks.

Speed Limit. It is unlawful to ride a

bicycle, electrical assisted bicycle, or

any other non-vehicular

transportation apparatus allowed on

trails, paths or sidewalks at a speed

greater than fifteen (15) miles per

hour.

For more information, please visit

greenwoodvillage.com or call Suzanne

Moore, Director of Parks, Trails, and

Recreation at 303-708-6142 or email

smoore@greenwoodvillage.com. GV

PG. 16 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


GOVERNMENT

LEAF REMOVAL OPTIONS

As we enter into the fall season, keeping Greenwood Village

clean will continue to be a high priority. To assist with these

efforts, we ask that you do not place loose leaves or yard

debris in the street as our sweepers are not equipped to pick

them up. Moreover, this debris can be windblown or washed

into the storm systems and waterways of the Village. Instead,

consider these disposal options:

• Arrange for your lawn care provider to remove the leaves

when performing your yard service.

• Bag your leaves in compostable paper yard waste bags and

place them out with your weekly trash pick up. These

bags of leaves will end up in the landfill and paper is

preferred over plastic, which never breaks down and is bad

for the environment.

• Republic Services has no limit as to how many bags of

leaves they will pick up, however, keep in mind if some

bags are not picked up, they will return once they have

unloaded their truck.

• Ace Hardware Cherry Hills Marketplace,

5910 South University Boulevard, has partnered with the

City of Greenwood Village to provide residents with one

FREE 5-pack of compostable paper yard waste bags with

the coupon provided. One per household please; no

photocopied coupons will be accepted.

• Recycle your leaves at Village Greens Park. Leaves can be

dropped off loose or in bags any day of the week between

October 11 and December 3, 2021, in the dedicated area

of the north parking lot. This is an environmentally

friendly option with staff spreading and disking the

material into the soil where native grass cannot be

established, adding nutrients, helping with moisture

retention, and provides a place for soil-borne

microorganisms to live. It does not impact the landfill and

it is cost effective. No bags are required, and you do not

have to wait until your trash day to dispose of them.

For more information, please contact Parks, Trails, and

Recreation at 303-486-5773. GV

WHY SHOULDN’T I SWEEP MY

LEAVES OR GRASS CLIPPINGS

INTO THE STREET?

As the seasons change and the leaves begin to fall,

it’s tempting to rake the leaves and other yard

debris into the street. Unfortunately, the street

sweeping equipment is not able to handle limbs,

branches or large quantities of leaves and grass;

much of the material is left behind by the sweeper

and unintentionally spread across the street. Leaves

and grass are natural but when it rains, these

materials on streets and sidewalks can wash into

storm drains and lead to Village waterways such as

streams and ponds. These organic material decay

overtime and over-fertilize the water. The excess

nutrients from this debris encourages harmful

aquatic plants and algae to thrive, which has a

lasting negative impact on water quality, local

ecology, and recreational use of our waterways.

This is a form of stormwater pollution that is

preventable with care and proper action. Please do

your part and do not sweep lawn debris into the

street. Instead, take advantage of the coupon for

yard waste bags provided in this article!

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 17


BUSINESS

BUSINESSspotlight

INSPIRED DERMATOLOGY

6050 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Suite 130 • 720-706-7500 • inspireddermatology.com

Weekday and Weekend Appointments Available

Do you have sensitive or irritated skin? Are you struggling

with stubborn acne or skin changes associated with aging?

Looking for treatment for a skin condition, discoloration or

pigmentation, lesions or rashes, or skin cancer? Dr. Jonathan

E. Mayer and Inspired Dermatology understand that how

one’s skin feels and looks can affect one’s entire outlook and

experience of life.

Inspired Dermatology is a new premier dermatology practice

whose sole mission is providing outstanding, patient-centered

care. Located in the Commons at 6050 Greenwood Plaza

Boulevard, Suite 130 in Greenwood Village, Inspired

Dermatology is a small independent practice — not a big

corporate entity with headquarters in another state. Every

patient is cared for directly by Dr. Jonathan Mayer, MD,

MPH, FAAD, a board-certified dermatologist. By giving each

patient the time and attention they need and deserve, Dr.

Mayer’s goal is to connect on a personal level and provide the

most individualized care possible. He strives to provide a

dermatology experience that exceeds your expectations.

Originally from Orlando, Florida, Dr. Mayer received his

Bachelor’s and Master of Public Health degrees from Harvard

University. He received his M.D. from Columbia University

in New York City, and completed his internal medicine

preliminary year at John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in

Baltimore, Maryland. Subsequently, Dr. Mayer completed his

residency in dermatology at the University of Colorado,

caring for patients at UCHealth Anschutz Medical Campus,

Children’s Hospital Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center,

and the Rocky Mountain Regional VA.

Dr. Mayer is also an accomplished researcher and has

published nearly 30 papers in medical journals. His academic

interests include melanoma and skin cancer prevention,

dermatoepidemiology, and health policy. Outside of medicine,

Dr. Mayer is an award-winning published playwright, poet,

short story writer, and actor.

Dr. Mayer was inspired to start his practice to provide the best

and most thoughtful care to the Denver community. He chose

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BUSINESS

NEW GV BUSINESSES

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Hormel Foods Corporate Services

6041 South Syracuse Way

507-437-5971

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION

The Catholic Foundation

6160 South Syracuse Way,

Suite 111

303-468-9885

DENTIST

Willow Creek Dental

Specialty Center

8200 East Belleview Avenue,

Suite 426-C

720-649-0430

EDUCATION

Happiness Project

4950 South Yosemite Street,

Suite F2-119

303-478-2529

ESTHETIC SERVICES

All About Skin, Inc.

6001 South Willow Drive,

Suite 10

303-734-7193

FEDERAL CONTRACTING

Six Mile, LLC

7350 East Progress Place, Suite

100-19

907-201-9259

FINANCIAL SERVICES

CMC Funding, Inc.

6200 South Quebec Street

617-850-5773

HOMEBUILDER

Meritage Homes

8400 East Crescent Parkway,

Suite 200

303-406-4386

INVESTMENT ADVISER

Lariat Wealth Management

8400 East Prentice Avenue,

Suite 1500

303-506-7739

IT DEVELOPMENT

Octo Consulting Group, LLC

5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard,

Suite 210

703-472-8577

LOCKSMITH

Solution Locksmith

8400 East Prentice Avenue,

Suite 1500

720-369-7185

LOGISTICS

Savino Del Bene USA, Inc.

5555 DTC Parkway

732-694-3630 X906

MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC

6430 South Fiddlers Green Circle,

Suite 300

303-779-2088

NAIL SALON

AV Nails, LLC

8575 East Arapahoe Road,

Suite E

720-299-0551

PAYROLL SERVICES

Fidelity Workplace Investing, LLC

6501 South Fiddlers Green Circle

603-791-1896

PROGRAMMING SERVICES

Epic Business Apps, LLC

7350 East Progress Place,

Suite 100

720-837-1092

REAL ESTATE

Baird Group Realty

5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard,

Suite 410

303-814-8406

Colorado Home Sales

8480 East Orchard Road,

Suite 1100

720-220-2059

RESTAURANT

BuBu Grange Hall

6575 Greenwood Village Plaza

Boulevard

720-760-8247

TRANSPORTATION

ALC Schools, LLC

5680 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard,

Suite 550-S

877-225-7750

TUTORING

Peak Learning

Solutions Tutoring, LLC

6143 South Willow Drive,

Suite 100

720-737-9221

WINDOW AND DOORS

Pella Windows & Doors

of Colorado, Inc.

8745 East Orchard Road,

Suite 517

720-462-2713

YOUTH SERVICES

Camp To Belong Colorado

5655 South Yosemite Street,

Suite 205

720-473-1820

UNDER NEW

MANAGEMENT

BAKERY

The Bundt Shoppe

5910 South University Boulevard,

Suite C-16

303-798-4145

FLORIST

Arapahoe Floral

8577 East Arapahoe Road,

Suite D

303-220-7515

HOTEL

La Quinta by Wyndham

9009 East Arapahoe Road

303-799-4555

MEDICAL OFFICE

Village Pediatrics

5340 South Quebec Street,

Suite 210-S

303-850-7337

business spotlight

continued from page 18

Greenwood Village for its beauty and central location to help

patients throughout the south Denver area. When selecting

the name for his practice, Dr. Mayer said “he was inspired to

create a practice that is different from most other practices”

and in turn, “he hopes to inspire each of his patients to take

the best care of their health and love their skin.”

Dr. Mayer focuses on medical/general dermatology for

patients of all ages. He treats many dermatology conditions

such as skin cancer including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma

and squamous cell carcinoma, skin and mole checks, acne,

rosacea, warts, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, and rashes to

name a few. He also performs dermatology procedures such

as dermoscopy, cryotherapy, electrodesiccation and curettage

(ED&C), excisions, and intralesional injections.

Patients at Inspired Dermatology are treated as if they are a

family member with respect and the time and attention

deserved. Five-minute visits at Inspired Dermatology are not

a thing. The most up-to-date knowledge and treatments are

provided by an expert dermatologist in a caring and gentle

manner. Focusing on medically necessary treatments and

procedures, patients are not solicited to do unnecessary

cosmetic procedures or buy cosmeceuticals.

Inspired Dermatology places a lot of importance on making

sure their patients leave the office having a great experience

— one that is not only pleasant, but informative as well.

Most major insurances or self-pay options are accepted. If

you’ve met your insurance’s annual deductible, now is an

especially a great time for a dermatology visit before the end

of the year. Weekday and weekend appointments are available

for your convenience. Contact them at 720-706-7500 today

to schedule an appointment or check out their website at

inspireddermatology.com and learn how Inspired

Dermatology can help you achieve optimal skin health. Feel

comfortable and safe in the skin you’re in! GV

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 19


ARTS AND RECREATION

RECREATION programming

For more information

call the Parks, Trails, and

Recreation Department

at 303-486-5773.

RECREATION REIMBURSEMENT DEADLINE TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022

FOR ALL 2021 RECEIPTS

The deadline for submitting your 2021 Recreation

Reimbursement receipts is fast approaching. The good news

is that with January 15 falling on a Saturday and the Martin

Luther King Jr. holiday on the following Monday, you have

until Tuesday, January 18 to submit your receipts.

Completed forms and receipts may be dropped off at the

Maintenance Facility by 5 p.m. on January 18 or postmarked

by January 18 (note: putting the form in your mailbox does

not guarantee it will be postmarked that day). See below for

ways to submit

Good To Know:

• All activities paid for in 2021, including those taking

place in 2022, must be submitted as part of your 2021

reimbursement request. Exception: see annual

membership information below.

• Annual memberships (12 months paid in advance) at

qualifying recreation facilities that are paid in December

to take advantage of a membership sale for the following

calendar year must be applied to the following year (i.e. if

you pay in December 2021 for all of 2022, that is applied

to your 2022 reimbursement).

• To qualify for reimbursement an agency must be a public

recreation entity (parks and recreation district,

metropolitan district, municipal golf course) or a

nonprofit youth sports agency in the Denver Metro Area.

• Private entities such as Lifetime Fitness and for-profit

youth sports agencies are not reimbursable.

• All receipts must be itemized showing the name of the

organization, activity, date and the amount paid.

• Only the activity itself is reimbursable; fees for golf carts,

skate rentals, team jerseys, etc. are not reimbursable.

A form is included in the middle of this Newsletter for your

convenience. More detailed information can be found online

at greenwoodvillage.com/recreimbursement.

Ways To Submit:

• Drop off: Maintenance Facility, 10001 East Costilla

Avenue

• Mail: City of Greenwood Village, 10001 East Costilla

Avenue, Greenwood Village 80112

If you are unfamiliar with the program or have questions,

please contact Debbie Armstrong at 303-486-5759 or

darmstrong@greenwoodvillage.com. GV

SENIOR SPOOKTACULAR

HALLOWEEN PARTY!

Focus 50+

seniors meet

on Mondays

from

9-10:30 a.m.

at Curtis

Center for the

Arts, 2349

E. Orchard

Road.

For

information,

please email

Cathy Delap,

Senior

Programming

Facilitator, at

cathypate56

@gmail.com.

YOUTH RECREATION

Come enjoy an hour of playground

games including dodgeball, kickball,

soccer and more!

PEE WEE

GAME NIGHTS

Mondays @

Campus Middle School

(4785 South Dayton Street)

Dates: November 8, 15, 22, 29

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Ages: 4 to 7 years old

Cost: $10 per day

YOUTH GAME NIGHTS

Tuesdays @

Campus Middle School

(4785 South Dayton Street)

Dates: November 9, 16, 23, 30

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Ages: 8 to 12 years old

Fee: $10 per day

Calling all parents!

Whether it is a date

night or holiday

shopping, take a few

hours for yourself. Bring

the kids over for movies,

games, crafts, and pizza!

PARENTS

NIGHT OUT

Monday 12/13 or

Tuesday 12/14 @

Campus Middle

School

(4785 South

Dayton Street)

Time: 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Ages: 6 to 12 years old

Cost: $10 per day

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ARTS AND RECREATION

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 21


ARTS AND RECREATION

ART programs

Register online at

greenwoodvillage.com/art

Curtis Center for the Arts | 2349 East Orchard Road | Greenwood Village, CO 80121 | 303-797-1779

ART CLASSES AT THE CURTIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS

REGISTRATION FOR WINTER/SPRING 2022 CLASSES BEGINS NOVEMBER 22!

Greenwood Village’s cultural arts center offers a variety of art classes for preschoolers, children, teens and adults. Classes are

instructed by professional artists and educators who strive to provide the best art educational experience for all artistic levels. If

you can’t make a class during the week, join us in the evenings or on a Saturday.

Protocol for Classes: Mask Wearing, Smaller Class Sizes, Social Distancing and individual work spaces to express and create!

Students will be emailed information regarding the Safety Guidance for classes and the information can be found on the receipt.

MASK REQUIREMENTS

16 and Younger — Masks are required to be worn in class by all students and instructors.

16 and Older — Masks are not required for students who have been fully vaccinated. Masks are strongly encouraged for

students who have not been fully vaccinated.

For questions or more information about art classes at the Curtis Center call 303-797-1779.

ADULT ART

CLASSES

Ages 16 and older with a

10% senior discount

All Fall art classes for adults are now

open for registration. For more

information and to register for Adult

Art Classes go to

www.greenwoodvillage.com/art.

ASSEMBLAGE FISH

When: Saturday, November 20

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fee: $100

Instructor: Michelle Lamb

EXPRESSIVE

ART FOR

FUN!

When: Saturday,

December 11

Time: 9 a.m.

to 1 p.m.

Fee: $50

Instructor: Julia Rymer

EXPANDING YOUR

ENCAUSTIC TECHNIQUES

When: Saturday, November 13 and

Sunday, November 14

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fee: $200

Instructor: Victoria Eubanks

SILK PILLOWS

When: Saturday, December 4

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fee: $100

Instructor: Maggie Stewart

MASTER YOUR

ART CAREER WITH

ARTBOSS ONLINE

OR IN REAL LIFE

When: Saturday, December 18

Session 1: Master Your Online

Presence – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Session 2: Master Your Professional

Practice IRL – 1 to 3 p.m.

Fee: $50 for each session

Presented by Artboss

PG. 22 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021


ARTS AND RECREATION

YOUTH ART CLASSES

Registration for Fall programs is now open! For more

information and to register for Youth Art Classes

go to www.greenwoodvillage.com/art.

PEE WEE ART

When: Wednesdays,

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

November 17 –

Turkey Mania

December 8 and 15 –

Peek-A-Boo Snowman

Fee: $25 for each class —

All supplies provided

Age Requirement:

3 to 6 years old

with caregiver

Instructor: Lauren Brant

WHIMSICAL

HOLIDAY

PAINTING

When: Tuesdays,

4:30 to 6 p.m.

December 7 –

Gingerbread Kid

for ages 6 to 12

December 10 –

Snow Love

for ages 9 to 14

December 14 –

Ho, Ho, Ho, No!

for ages 6 to 12

December 17 –

Merry Moose

for ages 9 to 14

Fee: $25 for each class —

All supplies provided

Age Requirement:

6 to 12 years old

Instructor: Lauren Brant

NOVEMBER 2021 | GV NEWSLETTER PG. 23


6060 South Quebec Street

Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111-4591

PRSRT STD

US POSTAGE

PAID

ENGLEWOOD, CO

PERMIT #799

ARTS AND RECREATION

ART events

GALLERY HOURS

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

CURTIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS • 2349 EAST ORCHARD ROAD, GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80121 • 303-797-1779

PG. 24 GV NEWSLETTER | NOVEMBER 2021

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